Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
or preserving the environment. the entire movement emerging that is challenging the irs, that is defying the ban on political endorsement is a conservative movement. >> those behind the campaign are already daring the irs on to sue them. here's what the laws ths, a tax-exempt religious organization is a legal entity that did not participate in or sbemp in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office. so has any church or any one faced a penalty as a result? >> there are very occasional penalties. really it seems like a handful every year, but there's not a wide number by any stretch. what you say is exactly right. this is an attempt by a conservative networks of pastors and lawyers to really challenge this law. the law dates back to 1954. it's been on the books now for over 60 years, and what they want to do is to get a church penalized so they can challenge the law and take this to court and attempt to get this ban overturned. we'll see if it works. >> so i guess is the interpretation as to why the irs or no other government agency has engaged in this is because they don'
Oct 7, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. this is a very complicated cocktail of biology environment and psychology, and it's not a behavioral choice. >> let me play devil's advocate here and you say nobody chooses to be overweight. >> or anorexic. >> many people say it's the lifestyle choices and the food choices that you make. you are very much in the public spotlight and what are your thoughts on this? >> i definitely think that you absolutely -- i agree with you, doctor, you cannot choose to be obese. you don't choose to be anorexic. it just seems to be people think you probably sit at home and eat tons of food or sit at home and don't eat anything at all and that's a choice, but it's beyond that. >> not just in the news media and let's take chris christie as an example a figure who has been publicly criticized about his figure and weight, and he is very overweight and he knows it and admits it and he addressed this issue time and again, and even discussing it with piers morgan. >> i struggle with my weight. i have been struggling a long time for it and i know it would be better for my kids if i got it more
Oct 8, 2012 1:00am PDT
, and environment and psychology. >> no one chooses to be overnight. >> absolutely. or anorexic. >> many people will say, yes, you do. it's the lifestyle choices that you make. and the food choices that you make. emme, you're much in the public spotlight. what's your thoughts on this? >> i think that -- i agree with you. you cannot choose to be obese. you don't choose to be anorexic. it just seems to be that, yes, people would think. you probably sit at home and you eat tons of food. or you sit at home and don't eat anything at all. that's a choice. it's beyond that. >> not just in the news media, emme. let's take chris christie as an example of a figure who has been very publicly criticized, frankly, about his figure, his weight. >> yes. >> the governor is very overweight. he knows it. he admits it. he's addressed this issue time and again. even discussing it with cnn's piers morgan. >> the thing i'm -- my weight. i know it would be better for my kids if i got it more under control. and so, i do feel a sense of guilt, at times, about that. >> okay. isn't he saying the same thing that this guy
Oct 6, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. this is a very complicated cocktail of biology, environment, and psychology. and it's not simply a behavioral choice. >> okay. let me play devil's advocate. no one chooses to be overweight? >> absolutely not, or anorexic. >> many people will say, you do, it's a lifestyle choice, food choices that you make. emmy, you're very much in the public spotlight, what are your thoughts on this? >> i definitely think that -- absolutely i agree with you, doctor, you cannot choose to be obese, you don't choose to be anorexic, it just seems to be yes, people think you probably sit at home and eatons of food, you sit at home or don't eat anything at all, that's a choice. it's beyond that. it's way beyond that. there's so many factors involved. i think that the issue here is that it was the straw that broke the camel's back with jennifer. and i do believe that she has used this opportunity during the month of anti-bullying to step up. and her news director okayed it and the station supported her to stand up and not name the individual that wrote the -- i guess it's a blog or letter to her. she actually direc
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
and the environment. we're america's natural gas. i just finished a bowl of your new light chicken pot pie soup and it's so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... ...lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> just in to the "cnn newsroom," a high court judge in london ordered that radical cleric be extradited to the united states. he will face terrorism charges along with four other suspects. the process begins immediately and the judge ordered that the man cannot appeal. he's accused of helping to start a terrorist camp in oregon. >>> the unemployment rate fell to 7.8%. the figures are roughly in line with what was expected. the jobs number for august was revised up to 142,000. >>> an oil sheen about four miles long has appeared in the gulf of mexico near the site of the worst oil spill in u.s. history. the coast guard says the source of the oil was not immediately clear in september of 2010. officials declared a cement plug had permanently sealed the deep water horizon oil spill.
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
and the environment. we're america's natural gas. >>> two nfl elite quarterbacks faced off. tom brady led the patriots on more than four scoring drives of more than 80 yards and many called without a huddle. they led by 31-7 in the third quarter. peyton manning through tore two touchdowns but a failed attempt sealed the fate. patriots win 31-21. the former team, the indianapolis colts were wearing chuck strong t-shirts for their heads coach. les than a minuting to, andrew luck connects with wayne and wayne reaching into the end zone and the colts win 30-27. >>> baltimore is back in baseball's playoffs for the first time since 1997 and the yankees spoiled the return last night. the home run ignited a fourth inning and yankees 7, orioles 2, and game two in baltimore. the washington nationals won their first playoff game ever. the two-out single in the eighth scored two runs and they held to to beat st. louis 3-2. gonzalez was wild and gave up seven walks. the nats reliever stymied the cards in the other game last night, the reds beat the giants. >>> the next hour of "cnn newsroom" starts right now. >>>
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
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